Dyersburg State Community College, located in Dyersburg, Tennessee, was founded in 1969 and currently offers courses through its main campus or two education centers in Covington and Trenton. The school serves seven counties in West Tennessee and provides post secondary education opportunities to assist in development of the region. The school is dedicated to providing quality service to ensure that the needs of current and future students are met.
DSCC is a comprehensive community college that allows students to pursue transfer or career training opportunities. Transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by applying for transfer to a four year institution to complete the final two years and earn a bachelor's degree. Career training programs provide an education in a high demand field or industry that allow students to pursue a long term employment upon completion. Programs take between one and two years to complete, resulting in a degree or certificate upon completion.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Dyersburg State Community College is an open enrollment institution that allows any student who is interested to enroll through the completion of the application and payment of fees. Students should also provide transcripts and test scores, and may be asked to take a placement exam prior to registration. The school also encourages new students to participate in orientation and meet with a counselor prior to their first semester. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and is awarded based on need as determined through the information provided by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,900. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $3,600-$4,400
- Out-of-State: $15,000-$18,060
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $150-$180 per unit
- Out-of-State: $630-$750 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||94%||$5,609|
|Receiving Student Loans||18%||$2,681|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Dyersburg State Community College may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Tennessee, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1985)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Tennessee
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Dyersburg State Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Dyersburg State Community College.
- Jackson State Community College in Jackson, TN (44 miles away)
- Columbia State Community College in Columbia, TN (132 miles away)
- Missouri State University - West Plains in West Plains, MO (145 miles away)
- Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, TN (163 miles away)
- Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma, TN (180 miles away)